~ Qualifications for
The key date governing membership of The Association is October 31, 1876, the date of the abolition of the Canterbury Provincial Council, and so of Canterbury as a seperate entity within New Zealand.
Those qualified for membership are:
[a] Those descended from a person who lived in Canterbury on or before October 31, 1876
[b] The husband or wife of a person who is qualified on the above criteria.
Those qualified for Associate membership are other interested parties who do not meet the above criteria.
These run from April to March of the following year.
$20 per member and also per Associate, per year